Chicago to reinstate pace rabbits as Kawauchi joins lineup

June 21st, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Many believe the return of pacesetters is bad news for Yuki, who will be joined by Suguru Osako in pursuit of a new Japanese record


Seventh straight win for Kawauchi in Japanese Father’s Day ultra

June 17th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Today’s race a fitting tribute for Japanese marathoner whose father grew up on Okinoshima


Kawauchi wins 71K ultra in Japan, smashes course record

May 20th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

2018 Boston winner finishes road ultra more than 30 minutes ahead of second-place finisher


Kawauchi competes in half-marathon six days after winning Boston Marathon

April 24th, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Racing | No Comments »

International travel and little recovery time no problem for Boston’s newest champion


Japan’s Yuki Kawauchi breaks marathon record in bone-chilling conditions

January 2nd, 2018 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

The Japanese runner was in the Boston area in the days leading up to the New Year’s race scoping out the marathon course for April


Japan’s Yuki Kawauchi falls mid-race, runs 50th sub-2:15 marathon at worlds

August 7th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in London 2017, Runs & Races | No Comments »

The 30-year-old, known as the “citizen runner” in Japan, finished ninth at the IAAF World Championships even after a mid-race tumble


Former pro betters world record for half-marathon in a suit

March 20th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Runs & Races | 1 Comment »

Chris Estwanik betters the current world record for fastest half-marathon in a suit at Sunday’s United Airlines NYC Half.


Japan’s Yuki Kawauchi runs 50th sub-2:16 marathon

December 18th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Yuki Kawauchi ran 2:12:45 at a Japan marathon on Sunday breaking 2:16 for the 50th time in his impressive athletics career. (Photo: @ayespeko via Twitter.)


VIDEO: Highlights of Reid Coolsaet’s 2:10:55 marathon in Fukuoka, Japan

December 4th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Racing, Running videos | No Comments »

Watch race highlights of Reid Coolsaet’s 2:10:55 performance, tied for fourth all-time among Canadians, at the Fukuoka International Marathon on Sunday.


Photos: Japan’s most popular runner races a half-marathon in a suit

March 13th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Yuki Kawauchi, one of Japan’s better distance runners, raced a half-marathon in his hometown on the weekend all while wearing a suit.


Yuki Kawauchi first to run sub-2:10 twice in two weeks

December 16th, 2013 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Yuki Kawauchi may not have won the Fukuoka Marathon on Dec. 1 or the Hofu Yomiuri Marathon on Dec. 15, but he still set a different record. Kawauchi, after running 2:09:15 in Fukuoka and […]


Kawauchi rushed to hospital after winning ultra

June 20th, 2013 by Alison Dunn | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Yuki Kawauchi, the Japanese running phenom who holds down a day job, won his second-straight Okinoshima Ultramarathon on Sunday, but was later rushed to hospital. According to an article on the Japan Running News […]